DJs

At Townsquare Media Rockford, we do our best to support our local community in the most impactful ways possible. All of the content creators you see below live, work and play in the same places as you and your families -- and we know that what happens right here matters to you most. We hope you find that our original local content (found on our website and free mobile app) informs and entertains you as much as we enjoy creating it. Get to know each of us a little more by checking out our "behind the byline" facts below:

Steve Shannon

I have had the joy of being the first voice in many people's mornings for over 20 years at the greatest radio station in Rockford. Together with you we've raised thousands of dollars for those in need and helped change many lives.…

Emily

What's goin' on, y'all? This feels kinda like a Tinder Bio, kinda nervous. I was born and raised in Rockford and somehow never left! I use my platform as an open book and to empower others. Growing up, my parents would turn off …

Sweet Lenny

I was born and raised in Chicago and I’m the prototypical radio guy. From a young age, I would walk around with a tape recorder making radio as an amateur. Not much has changed since then. I did somehow manage to get married and h…

Michelle

My favorite things in life are laughing, watermelon margaritas and winning contests. I blame my parents for my love of radio and YouTube. They used to video me doing everything including passing out pizza slices to my older brothe…

Dave Alan

Hello, I am Dave Alan, 97ZOK weekend, holiday and weekday fill-in jock. I have been with the station since 2011. Along with my on-air duties, I am a Remote Tech Engineer, part of the production team. I am also the person who picks…

Lauryn Snapp

Music moves me, motivates me, and refuels me. I can't stop talking about it and thankfully have found a way to turn my passion into my career. Listeners know me as the "queen of a good time." I like to pack a punch with fast m…

Donny Meacham

Donny is a Southern boy with a Hollywood state of mind! He's appeared on radio, TV, podcasts and more. His passion is telling people's stories with heart, compassion and a little sass. He is also a "dating expert," routinely appea…

DJ Digital

I love music, vinyl records, shoes, and bacon. Fortunately, one of those obsessions has allowed me to make a decent living. Keep up with my daily happenings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat by searching 'CallMeDjDigita…

Daly Download

The weekend is the perfect time to see how your favorite songs stack up! Count down the 30 biggest hits of the week, every weekend with Carson Daly.

Sonrise Radio

Sonrise is a two-hour Nationally syndicated contemporary Christian music radio show hosted by Kevin Peterson on over 90 stations in the USA.

Roger Peters

I’m Roger Peters and I'm from Winnebago. I've been at 97ZOK for nearly 30 years. I got into radio because of my love for music. Being on the air at 97ZOK never gets old. It’s all about having fun & connecting with the list…

97zok

Tune in when you work, when you play and when you are at home for all the hits of today!